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Adam Le

Adam Le
Adam Le is the News Editor for PEI Media's private equity publications, overseeing the flow of global news and analysis for Secondaries Investor as well as sister title PrivateEquityInternational.com. Based in London, Adam works closely with private equity-focused colleagues across PEI's offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. Prior to PEI, his roles included reporting on finance and technology for Bloomberg Japan.

Taking GP-leds to the masses

The increasing acceptance of GP-led deals has opened up opportunities in the smaller end of the market, but unique challenges arise when dealing with smaller funds.

Lexington backs Eurazeo off-balance sheet deal – exclusive

The French investment firm, which owns companies including restaurant chain Léon de Bruxelles, is moving around €600m of assets off its balance sheet.

Mantra to hold final close on sophomore secondaries fund – exclusive

Mantra Secondary Opportunities II, which launched in October last year, will focus on niche sectors of the market.

Lexington IR head departs

Rebecca John, who had been with the firm for 17 years, left the secondaries firm at the end of September.

17Capital investment director departs firm – exclusive

Vjerana Spajic, a Secondaries Investor Young Gun, joined the firm in 2015.

Park Hill’s Costello discusses leadership and the firm’s expansion

In the wake of former head Larry Thuet's retirement, Jonathan Costello talks to Secondaries Investor about growth plans for the firm, single asset restructurings and securitisations.

OTPP shops $1bn-plus portfolio – exclusive

The $256bn Canadian pension has sold stakes before, including a large private markets portfolio to Ardian in 2016.

Capital Dynamics backs Indian fund restructuring – exclusive

The deal, advised by Duff & Phelps, involved three healthcare assets.

Northleaf on why it raised $1.3bn for secondaries

Northleaf Capital Partners' latest fund is more than three times larger than its predecessor. Managing director Michael Flood discusses how the firm plans to deploy the vehicle and the additional $500m it amassed in SMAs.

Sweden’s AP7: we’re willing to make opportunistic secondaries purchases

Per Olofsson, head of alternatives at the €48bn pension, says it's a 'very good thing' the secondaries market has evolved.

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